Understanding CUA's Financial Aid Information
The quantity of financial aid, grants, and scholarships varies from person to person. Use the info below to better understand how much tuition assistance you'll receive from CUA based on income and merit.
How Much Financial Aid is Available?
Catholic University of America's average financial aid deal for incoming freshmen is $31,115. About 93.0% of new students receive some money for college, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Financial aid helps decrease the cost, or the "sticker" price of the college. However, be aware that the only true college discount are scholarships & grants.
We feel that loan debt really should be thought of as an "outcome" instead of "aid". Read more about student loan debt at CUA.
How Much Is Offered in Scholarships & Grants?
The numbers below refer to aid that is provided by Catholic University of America.
92.0% of incoming freshmen (835 total) were given scholarships at Catholic University of America, averaging $21,084 per student. This ranks in the top 20th percentile of all schools in the nation.
As well as scholarships, 14.0% of freshmen (127 total) received federal grant aid, averaging $5,354 a person.
Check out the typical quantity of grants and scholarships first years receive by looking at the chart below.
Grants are usually based on need while scholarships are based on merit or ability.
Financial Aid per Family Income
The chart below shows grant and scholarship allocations by income for first year students receiving any kind of federal Title IV assistance, including Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||32.1%||$20,832|
The graph above shows undergrads who are receiving Title IV aid which is federal aid from the government including loans, grants or work-study. Learn more.
$20,329 is the Average Amount an Undergraduate Receives in Scholarships or Grants
Of the 3,480 undergraduates at Catholic University of America around 85.0% (2,953 total) obtain some sort of grant aid. The typical amount granted was $20,329.
Financial Aid Links from Catholic University of America
|Financial Aid Department Website||https://www.catholic.edu/admission/undergraduate/first-year-students/financial-aid|
|Net Price Calculator||https://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/finaid/NetPriceCalculator/calculator.html|